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Substance Abuse Counselor

companyAvenues Recovery
locationScranton, PA, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Avenues Recovery of Lake Ariel, PA is seeking to hire a Substance Abuse Counselor!

We are looking for the candidate that enjoy making a real difference in the lives of others. We offer competitive salaries and benefits package, flexibility in working and a great environment. We consider our employees family and have a tight knit network for support and comfort right at work!

Avenues Recovery of Lake Ariel, PA is a unique community-based detox and residential style extended care program. Truly a one-of-a-kind facility with a one-of-a-kind medical and clinical team.

Primary Focus: The counselor is responsible for assessing and providing treatment to individuals struggling with addiction issues and, when recommended, their significant others. The role of the counselor is to support individuals on their journey of recovery by educating them on the skills needed to maintain long-term recovery.

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Screening and assessment of individuals interested in services
  • Review of clinical information and other relevant documentation about the individual's treatment and life experiences
  • Collaborating with other professionals as needed when Consents for Release of Information have been signed
  • Providing Individual and Group therapy sessions to help individuals develop healthy, positive coping skills to manage their addiction issues
  • Supporting family members and/or significant others in living with an individual who is struggling with addiction issues
  • Developing and updating treatment and recovery plans in collaboration with the individuals receiving services, as a way of staying focused in the therapeutic process
  • Monitoring, evaluating, and documenting the progress of the individuals with whom the counselor is working, toward treatment and recovery plan goals
  • Providing educational resources as well as case management and advocacy as needed to support an ongoing recovery environment
  • Participating in continuing education to promote professional growth and development, including the use of evidence-based practices
  • Ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local regulations around a variety of issues, including but not limited to HIPAA, confidentiality, and risk management
  • Identifying opportunities for Continuous Quality Improvement and Programmatic excellence
  • Referring individuals receiving services, their family members and/or significant others, to other community resources as needed

Concrete demonstrable experience and other qualifications include but are not limited to the following:

  • At least 1 year of experience working with individuals with addiction issues
  • Knowledge of principles, procedures, and methods for behavioral health rehabilitation
  • State Licensure or Certification in Human Service-related field
  • Strong desire to support individuals struggling with addiction issues
  • Willingness to develop as a Professional, asking questions, sharing knowledge and experience, and accepting feedback when needed
  • Ability to communicate in both written and oral form in an exemplary manner, including but not limited to the use of assertive communication
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within an environment that requires changing priorities as well as an ability to manage these priorities
  • Strong commitment to the mission of the with proven leadership, coaching, and relationship management experience.

Benefits Offered:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Accident
  • Critical Illness
  • Hospital Indemnity
  • Voluntary Short Term Disability Insurance (STD)
  • Voluntary Long Term Disability Insurance (LTD)
  • Employer-Paid Life and AD&D
  • LifeTime Benefit Term Insurance with Long Term Care
  • Legal Coverage
  • Pet Insurance
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Employer-Paid Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) - Medical
  • Dependent Care FSA (DCFSA) - Dependents
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • 401k- Up to 3% annually, 100% match rate

Apply today and join a growing team of successful, happy professionals and see why working at Avenues Recovery will become your dream job!

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